After finishing this last re-do of the old partially finished quilt top I think I might make another from start to finish. I drew up a pattern for the one I just finished which is 20 rings and will finish at about 75″ x 90″
here is the PDF of the templates ( rings pattern) ….you can print . (please not that I made a mistake when I drew this pattern….the circle for the center should be 10″ in diameter…you will need to adjust this!)
here is how I would do it.
First make 20 rings
next add the center circles
Next join the rings
And once all 20 are joined you have this
add the corners and the setting pieces
the inner border is made up of a strip set. I cut strips of black and white fabric 2″ wide and sewed together, pressing to the dark.
I cut that into 3.5″ wide strips and joined them together to make the appropriate number of rectangles to make the border ( I added one additional black piece (2″ x 3.5″) to the ends of the strip to make the corners square. refer to the picture of the finished quilt top.
After that I cut the wide red border. I cut the strips 6″ wide.
I pieced all the rings by hand, but I used the machine for the borders.
I hope this works for you!